Jack Dorsey

After Uber, Here Are 5 CEOs We Can’t Believe Still Have Jobs

Sure, Travis Kalanick was ejected from the driver’s seat this week, but why are these bosses still at the wheel?<p>With Travis Kalanick finally booted from Uber, we thought it was time to put some other CEOs on blast who have, improbably, escaped the same fate. Perhaps, like us, you forgot some of …

Silicon Valley

Full transcript: Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom on Recode Decode

Instagram is doing just fine under the Facebook umbrella.<p>On this episode of <b>Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher</b>, Instagram’s co-founder and CEO Kevin Systrom stopped by the studio to talk about how his app is thriving inside Facebook, what he thinks about innovation and copying, and why Instagram …

Social Media

7 Ways You Can Grow Your Business By Tracking Your Time

I get asked all the time, what are your reasons to track your time? William Penn once said, “Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.” Not …

Time Management

Twitter shares up 6.5% on back of bullish advertiser forecast

Twitter shares have surged 6.5% on the back of an uncharacteristically positive outlook for its commercial prospects as advertisers gave the …

Cannes Lions

Why Twitter’s Jack Dorsey chose computer science over becoming mayor of New York

Dorsey says building software could enact change faster than public policies could.<p>Don’t expect Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to add “politician” to his list of jobs anytime soon.<p>Despite once having aspirations to become mayor of New York, Dorsey says that’s no longer the case. He pursued computer …

Social Media

Twitter chief Jack Dorsey: 'We’re doubling down on adtech'

Twitter’s co-founder and chief executive Jack Dorsey said he plans to “double down” on adtech investment, saying the company has learned the lessons …

Advertising

Elon Musk, world's 8th best CEO, shares how he spends his free time

Being a CEO—even one of the world's best CEOs—doesn't mean you have to stop partying.<p>Just ask Elon Musk.<p>The CEO of Tesla and SpaceX came in eighth place on the 2017 Glassdoor Highest Rated CEOs list this year.<p>But that's not the best part. Musk gave an interview with Glassdoor and answered some …

Elon Musk

What Kalanick's Fall Means for Silicon Valley Culture

For years, Uber Technologies Inc. founder Travis Kalanick has been the poster boy for Silicon Valley success, idolized by entrepreneurs for building the world’s biggest venture-backed company with an approach that snubbed convention and prioritized winning at all costs.<p>On Tuesday, Mr. Kalanick …

Silicon Valley

Ousted Tech Founder? Uber's Travis Kalanick Is in Good Company

Travis Kalanick, Uber Technologies Inc.'s co-founder, has joined an illustrious list of Silicon Valley leaders forced out of running the companies they built. He resigned late Tuesday after a group of investors pressured him to step down.<p>Sometimes the companies went on to staggering success after …

Travis Kalanick

Cannes: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Rethinks Ad Tech Acquisition Strategy

Twitter’s ad tech fortunes haven’t been great. Most recently, it took its 479-million-dollar acquisition TellApart for a long walk behind the …

AdTech

Twitter Inc’s Brain Drain Continues

The social network just lost two more key employees.<p><b>Twitter</b> (NYSE:TWTR) just lost two more top executives.<p>The company's VP of finance, Celia Poon, …

Social Media

A look at Square’s first diversity report and ally training for employees

Square, led by CEO Jack Dorsey, has released its first diversity report, which, not surprisingly, looks very similar to the below-par numbers of other tech companies. But, unlike other tech companies, Square does not “subscribe to a ‘pipeline’ excuse,” the report states.<p>Square is 36.7 percent …

Diversity

Pipeline problem? This tech company says 'No excuses' with a transparent diversity report

Silicon Valley is known for being white and male.<p>Square isn't different. It is, however, different in how it's talking about addressing that issue.<p>The payments company, led by Twitter cofounder Jack Dorsey, released its first-ever diversity report Tuesday that justified the same-old narrative, with …

Diversity

Mark Zuckerberg Just Slid Four Spots to No. 10 on Glassdoor’s List of Highest-Rated CEOs

The good news for Facebook co-founder and CEO <b>Mark Zuckerberg</b>: His approval rating of 98 percent in Glassdoor’s list of Highest-Rated CEOs for 2017 …

Mark Zuckerberg

8 morning rituals that are hard to adopt but will pay off forever

To start your day right, you've got to get into some good habits.<p>Following are eight morning rituals that may seem hard to adopt but will ultimately …

Productivity

5 things you need to know in Australian tech today

Twitter and Square founder Jack Dorsey. Photo: Justin Tallis/ AFP/ Getty Images<p>Here’s the tech news for Tuesday:<p><b>1. Blockchain skills are in hot</b> …

Your Long-Term Success Depends On a Solid Daily Routine

<b>Aristotle</b> said, “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”<p>A life without a positive daily routine or structure is …

Happiness

I got so worked up over the new Twitter design that it has cost me everything

I sit before you a broken man. My job, my house, my car, even my family… every luxury I enjoyed but a week ago, has vanished.<p>It all began yesterday morning. I sat in my cubicle at work, refreshing Twitter, when I noticed a peculiar difference in the layout. Negligible to most, but not to me. The …

Humor

Square’s 70% Run-Up Prompts Credit Suisse to Downgrade

Square Inc. (SQ), the digital payment service controlled by Twitter Inc. (TWTR) co-founder Jack Dorsey, got its rating downgraded by Credit Suisse, …

Credit Suisse

Twitter tries a new look to really, really get you to stay

The social network gets a makeover to fix what frustrated regular users and kept others away altogether.<p>Twitter is giving us a new way to look at Donald Trump's eyebrow-raising tweets -- and everything else on the social media network.<p>The company said Thursday it will be "refreshing" the platform …

Safari (Browser)

Twitter Tweaks App, Adds New Navigation Menu, Fewer Tabs

Still trying to simplify its service for average users, Twitter on Thursday unveiled some changes to its flagship app.<p>The adjustments include a new …

Advertising Industry

Twitter Redesigned Itself to Make the Tweet Supreme Again

When you work at Twitter, you get near-daily updates to the app to test. These beta versions often provide a glimpse of new features, and most of …

Technology

Everybody on Twitter Hates the New Twitter

Twitter rolled out a big ol’ redesign this morning. It’ll soon be available across desktop, iOS and Android, and TweetDeck. The update is mostly …

Twitter's had a subtle redesign to make it easier to understand

Jack Dorsey's firm says the changes will be launching in the "coming days and weeks"<p>Amid poor financial results last year Twitter announced it was …

Twitter unveils massive iOS and Android redesign - but users aren't convinced

Twitter has unveiled a brand new look, as the company gave its mobile apps a complete redesign.<p>Utilising a rounded design, Twitter has attempted to …

Apps

The Simple Reason I Still Won't Buy Twitter Inc.

Twitter’s MAUs are growing again, but its ad revenues are fading due to steep price cuts.<p>Back in Aug. 2015, I told investors to ignore <b>Twitter</b> …

Stocks

Why leadership looks weak and wobbly at Uber, Snap and Twitter

Silicon Valley has not had a great year for governance, and ride-sharing business Uber has been struggling more than most. The company’s culture has …

Snap Inc.

Five Ways To Get Going In The Morning

It is a well-documented fact that the world’s most successful entrepreneurs rise early enough to catch the proverbial worm. Apple’s Mr Tim Cook …

Productivity

Instagram's Billionaire CEO Does This for 60 Minutes Every Single Morning

Next time you get the itch to procrastinate, try this.<p>I've got a bone to pick with Kevin Systrom. He created one of the Internet's most powerful procrastination drugs. He's Instagram's CEO and co-founder.<p>Instagram is to blame every time I fail to get work done. Mindlessly scrolling through pictures …

Happiness

The Most Important 24 Minutes of Your Year

Last July, I unveiled what I thought could be the most important technology stock in the world going forward live on my show The Halftime Report. …

Investing